[OpenIndiana-discuss] Latest Hipster very slow

Udo Grabowski (IMK) udo.grabowski at kit.edu
Thu Jun 21 09:26:18 UTC 2018

On 21/06/2018 10:45, Jean-Pierre André wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have been trying to use the latest Hipster on VirtualBox before
> installing on real hardware, but it is running much slower than
> older versions.
> When booting, the GUI login screen shows after 12 minutes, on
> older versions this was less than 4 minutes, with VirtualBox
> configured the same way on the same computer.

Checked with qemu-kvm on an older Dell T3500, Live gui ISO started
in less than a minute. Maybe you gave not enough memory or CPUs to it ?
I usually start it with dedicated 4 GB RAM and 2 or 3 CPUs :

qemu-kvm -smp 3 -m 4g -cdrom <Live-ISO>

best regards,
Dr.Udo Grabowski   Inst.f.Meteorology & Climate Research IMK-ASF-SAT
KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology           http://www.kit.edu
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